Australian government slams Optus for cybersecurity breach

Australian government slams Optus for cybersecurity breach

MELBOURNE, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The Australian government on Sunday levelled its harshest criticism yet against Optus, the second-biggest telecoms company, for a cybersecurity breach that affected the equivalent of 40% of the country’s population. The government blamed Optus, owned by Singapore Telecommunications (STEL.SI), for the breach, which affected 10 million accounts, urging the company …

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